The EIAC Wrestling Meet took place at South Dearborn with The Greensburg Pirates capturing the team championship for the first time since 1986.Jake Ruberg of Lawrenceburg was The EIAC MVP at The 138 # weight class.Greensburg tallied a total of 159 points. Franklin County was a close 2nd with 154, followed by Connersville-135, South Dearborn-132, East Central 114.5, Batesville-88, Rushville-87, and Lawrenceburg-72.Individual Champs & All EIAC.106 #: Cainan Schaefer-South Dearborn.113 #: Michael Deal-Batesville.120 #: Brandon Butz-Greensburg.126 #: Nathan Boggs-South Dearborn.132 #: Ben Westerfeld-Batesville.138 #: Jake Ruberg-Lawrenceburg.145 #: Blake Wood-Greensburg.152 #: Charlie Hill-Lawrenceburg.160 #: Max Dole-East Central.170 #: Colton Gonzalez-Connersville.182 #: Dylan Shirkey-Connersville.195 #: Layne Harnishfeger-Franklin County.220 #: Drew Neisius-Greensburg.285 #: Tim Selm-Franklin County.
Robert Karl Neukam, age 59 of Batesville, Indiana passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. The son of Ralph and Celia (Lipps) Neukam was born on September 20, 1957 in Batesville.Robert worked for Bigg’s as a meat cutter until he retired. He loved the outdoors, especially going fishing. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.He is survived by his children Michelle (Jeff) Rauch of Guilford, IN, Melissa Donk of Batesville, Shane (Stacy) Miller of Batesville, Kim Ferketic of Pittsburgh, PA, and Christopher Neukam of Indianapolis, IN. He was blessed with eleven grandchildren, Dylan and Mariah Head of Guilford, Sawyer Donk, Hannah Donk and Corey Volk of Batesville, Hunter Miller of Brookville, Abby and Chloe Miller of Batesville, Emily Ferketic of Pennsylvania, Lily Evans of Shelbyville, IN and McKenna Neukam; plus two great grandchildren, Gabriel Young and Grace Head; and his sisters Sandra Spaulding of Indianapolis and Mary Neukam of Greensburg.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two spouses, Karen Sue Brinkmann and Karen Sue Stamper-Miller and a brother Mike Neukam.Visitation will be Friday, August 18, 2017 from 4-6pm immediately followed by 6pm funeral service all at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville, IN. Pastor Shawn Crisman officiating.Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association or the Arthritis Foundation c/o the funeral home.
Sime Darby has been operating in Sinjeh District in Bomi County and some parts of Grand Cape Mount County since 2010.-Promise additional 2,500 hectaresSime Darby Plantation Liberia (SDPL) continues to attract citizens of its operational counties and beyond as evidenced by appeal from some residents of Goblah Clan in Klay District, Bomi County.They have therefore called for the extension of the company’s operations into their district. The citizens made the appeal over the weekend when they unanimously agreed to invite the SDPL’s management to observe the area and reason to exten into their district by cultivating more palm trees.The company has been operating in Sinjeh District in Bomi County and some parts of Grand Cape Mount County since 2010. The development is part of the company’s 63-year concession agreement signed with the Liberian government to cultivate 220 hectares of palm.Since its establishment in 2009, the Malaysian company has strived to positively impact the lives of Liberians in the region through health, education, infrastructure and other basic social services including safe drinking water.However, as part of efforts to feel the generosity of the company, Goblah Clan residents over the weekend invited the general manager, Ali Kamal, to dialogue with him for the possible expansion. One of the prominent citizens who spoke on behalf of the residents, said after carefully following the works of the company for the past years, they have realized that the management means well for the people of the region and Liberia in general.According to Abdullah Navoo, based on consensus, citizens invited the general manager and his team to discuss how they can move into the clan as part of extension program.Navoo said during their meeting, they discussed the out-grower scheme and the availability of over 2,500 hectares of carbon free land they have agreed to give to the company.Out-grower scheme is a contractual partnership between growers or landholders and a company for the production of commercial forest products. Out-grower schemes or partnerships vary considerably in the extent to which inputs, costs, risks and benefits are shared between growers/landholders and companies.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Nathan Ake in action for Watford 1 Nathan Ake has joined Bournemouth on a season-long loan from Chelsea, the Blues have announced.The Dutchman, who can play at left-back and in midfield, spent last season on loan at Watford.A story on chelseafc.com read: “Nathan Ake will spend the 2016-17 season on loan at Bournemouth.“The 21-year-old moves to the south coast having also spent last season in the Premier League at Watford, where his performances at left-back won the club’s young player of the year award and helped them reach the FA Cup semi-final.”Ake, a Netherlands Under-21 international, signed a new five-year deal at Stamford Bridge last year and has made 12 appearances for his parent club.